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Merkel's flawed vision for Europe, Ukraine-Russia and beyond
How does German Chancellor Angela Merkel measure up against her predecessors?
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 14:53 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
The many faces of Frau Merkel
For conservatives she is too social-democratic; for social-democrats she is too neoliberal; who is Germany's Power-Frau?
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 18:24 GMT
Redefining charisma with Angela Merkel
Described by some as "unremarkable and dour", the leader of Europe's strongest economy rose from humble origins.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 16:57 GMT
Merkel: Europe in one of its toughest hours
German chancellor says European Union must be strengthened, not weakened if economic crisis is to be solved.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 23:10 GMT
Angela Merkel's 'vision thing'
Beyond implementing day-to-day policies, leaders need to communicate their "big ideas" if they want to inspire people.
Joseph S Nye
Last updated: 12 Nov 2011 12:07 GMT
Three women share Nobel Peace Prize
A president and two activists honoured for their non-violent campaigns in Africa and in the Middle East.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 19:22 GMT
Divide remains as Berlin celebrates
Twenty years later, socio-economic disparities overshadow German reunification.
Donata von Hardenberg
The Berlin Wall
Last updated: 13 Nov 2009 05:14 GMT
Ex-leaders mark fall of Berlin Wall
Bush Sr, Gorbachev and Kohl reunite in Germany 20 years after the momentous event.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2009 17:47 GMT
Canada extradites German lobbyist
Key figure from party financing scandal involving Helmut Kohl arrives in Munich.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2009 16:13 GMT
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Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
Good torture, bad torture
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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